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What is going on in Europe?

What is going on in Europe?

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic September 10, 2014 at 10:57 am

While all indications are that carriers and airports in the rest of the world will report continuing strong cargo growth for August, Europe’s big three carriers are still appear to be operating in the cargo environment of two years ago. As has been widely reported, Air France-KLM’s cargo operation hasRead More

Europe’s big three carriers miss out on June cargo

Europe’s big three carriers miss out on June cargo

Carriers, News, Traffic July 18, 2014 at 10:54 am

Airlines in Asia, the Middle East, and North America are mostly reporting solid year-over-year increases in cargo traffic in June. Likewise, handlers at Asia’s big cargo airports are reporting strong volume growth, as are some of the European airports that have so far reported. But Air France-KLM, Lufthansa, and IAG allRead More

1,500 747s

1,500 747s

Photos+Videos July 1, 2014 at 3:27 pm

Forty five years (and a few months) after the first flight of the 747, Boeing marked a milestone for the program on Saturday when Lufthansa took delivery of 747 #1,500. The German carrier was the launch customer for the 747-8 Intercontinental, which we first brought to you on Cargo Facts back in February of 2012.

Olá Brazil

Olá Brazil

Photos+Videos June 26, 2014 at 2:59 pm

Just in time for the Brazil-hosted world cup, Lufthansa Cargo has taken delivery of its fourth 777F (D-ALFD, MSN: 41677), featuring the name “Olá Brazil.” All four of the carrier’s new 777Fs greet the markets in which they will operate as locals – “Good Day, USA,” “Jambo Kenya,” and “Ni Hao, China” came previously.

Lufthansa Cargo switches to lightweight ULDs

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy June 13, 2014 at 10:06 am

Lufthansa Cargo has completed its switchover to an all-lightweight LD3 container fleet, with a weight saving of 14 kg per container. Lufthansa Cargo says it carries out close to 500,000 container movements per year, and the switch to the new lightweight LD3s will cut its annual fuel consumption by 2,000Read More

Lufthansa Cargo to enter strategic alliance with All Nippon Airways?

Lufthansa Cargo to enter strategic alliance with All Nippon Airways?

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy May 30, 2014 at 10:25 am

It has been a year since Lufthansa Cargo announced that it intended to forge agreements with a selectfew combination carriers in order to broaden its international reach and strengthen its balance sheet. During that time there was speculation that the first partner would be Turkish Airlines, but according to reportsRead More

Lufthansa Cargo Fleet Developments

Lufthansa Cargo Fleet Developments

Photos+Videos February 19, 2014 at 2:14 pm

Lufthansa Cargo’s third 777F (D-ALFC, msn: 41676), seen here just after it was rolled out of the factory last month, is nearly ready for delivery. Last year, when the carrier received its first 777F, there was speculation that the 777s would replace MD-11Fs on a one-to-one basis, and for aRead More

Lufthansa’s first 747-8i

Lufthansa’s first 747-8i

Photos+Videos February 27, 2012 at 4:09 pm

Now that the 747-8 intercontinental has achieved FAA and EASA certification, it’s nearly time for that first delivery. Though some of the early 747-8i’s will be VIP aircraft, the first to enter airline service will be with Lufthansa, and we’re proud to show it off to you today. D-ABYA (msn:Read More